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Cost of Living Comparison Between Norway and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 33.58% lower than in Norway
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 30.81% lower than in Norway
Rent Prices in United States are 23.63% lower than in Norway
Restaurant Prices in United States are 49.88% lower than in Norway
Groceries Prices in United States are 21.82% lower than in Norway
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 15.03% higher than in Norway

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  Norway  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 kr     78.32 kr      -47.79 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr     352.43 kr      -55.95 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 kr     50.91 kr      -49.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 75.00 kr     27.41 kr      -63.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 70.00 kr     39.16 kr      -44.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 36.08 kr     29.02 kr      -19.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 27.64 kr     12.86 kr      -53.46 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 24.48 kr     10.15 kr      -58.51 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 15.17 kr     7.93 kr      -47.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 23.99 kr     19.20 kr      -19.97 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 23.03 kr     24.39 kr      +5.90 %
Eggs (12) 32.68 kr     18.63 kr      -43.00 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 92.45 kr     74.91 kr      -18.97 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 112.08 kr     63.11 kr      -43.70 %
Apples (1kg) 22.50 kr     30.03 kr      +33.50 %
Oranges (1kg) 22.04 kr     29.90 kr      +35.68 %
Tomato (1kg) 28.37 kr     30.57 kr      +7.76 %
Potato (1kg) 15.90 kr     19.31 kr      +21.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 18.22 kr     12.55 kr      -31.10 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 20.55 kr     13.98 kr      -31.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 127.50 kr     93.98 kr      -26.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 28.62 kr     13.56 kr      -52.60 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 32.11 kr     17.34 kr      -46.00 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 98.00 kr     46.99 kr      -52.05 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 37.00 kr     15.66 kr      -57.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 655.00 kr     501.24 kr      -23.48 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 75.00 kr     23.50 kr      -68.67 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 14.71 kr     12.17 kr      -17.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 474.60 kr     234.95 kr      -50.49 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 14.76 kr     6.10 kr      -58.69 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 260,000.00 kr     164,467.80 kr      -36.74 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,720.02 kr     1,239.39 kr      -27.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.97 kr     1.17 kr      +20.75 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 319.67 kr     367.36 kr      +14.92 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 459.86 kr     296.47 kr      -35.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 237.39 kr     143.62 kr      -39.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 110.00 kr     78.32 kr      -28.80 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 853.88 kr     318.44 kr      -62.71 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 422.78 kr     278.86 kr      -34.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 956.28 kr     606.11 kr      -36.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 1,094.40 kr     664.12 kr      -39.32 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,630.83 kr     7,437.29 kr      -22.78 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,484.00 kr     5,907.29 kr      -21.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,063.06 kr     12,957.18 kr      -24.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,204.26 kr     9,882.83 kr      -25.15 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 43,950.51 kr     15,468.42 kr      -64.80 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 33,143.17 kr     10,222.90 kr      -69.16 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 25,927.40 kr     20,634.81 kr      -20.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.61     4.20      +16.29 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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Currency: NOK